This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Left side view of tail of Blériot XI on the ground in Dover, England, surrounded by onlookers, after successfully crossing the English Channel on July 25, 1909; pilot Louis Blériot (in flying helmet) is seen at left. Subtitled BLERIOT BEING INTERVIEWED AFTER HAVING LANDED AT DOVER.
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